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I'm running into the rules size limit for Outlook 2003, so I want to merge/delete my rules. I want to be able to see them all as opposed to editing them one at a time. The export format for Outlook rules is some binary "*.rwz" file.

Is there a way to export Outlook rules into a text or excel file?

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I suspect that you are out of luck... a classic MS proprietary format.

However, a subset of the rules wizard interface is supported via VBA - see for details. You could script something up to export the rules as human-readable but it may well not cover all your rules.

Good luck!

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That link is for Outlook 2007. The Outlook 2003 Object Model doesn't even have a Rule object, so I'm SOL. Thanks anyway – glenn jackman Jan 6 '10 at 20:10
@glenn-jackman Did you find a workaround to perform this task? I also want to make a list of all my rules to reorganize them. – wil Oct 31 '13 at 1:43

Somebody else posted this VBA that worked for me...

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